Berkeley Enochs, the son of William Henry Enochs, was born at Ironton, Ohio, November 9, 1876. He graduated from West Point in 1898 and served in both the Spanish-American War and in World War I. He earned the Distinguished Service Medal and the Silver Star.
He retired from the Army in 1929 and resided in Miami Beach, Florida, until his death there on December 18, 1944.
He is buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery with his parents.
Berkeley Enochs, like Edgar Ridenour, was from Ohio. “Bee” was born on 9 November 1876. As an Infantry officer, he went to Cuba, received a Silver Star Citation and was cited for gallantry. He also served in the Philippine Insurrection and the Moro Expedition, was an observer for the Austrian Army and was the G3 of the IV Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces receiving the Distinguished Service Medal. Before his retirement in 1929, BG Enochs worked on the War Department General Staff and was the Chief of Staff of the II Corps. “Bee” died on 18 December 1944 in Florida. He was 70 years old.
- BRIG GEN US ARMY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/18/1944
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/22/1944
- BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE 2022
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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